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Event Design in outdoor music festival audience behaviour (a critical transformative research note)

Journal Article
Robertson, M., Hutton, A., & Brown, S. (2018)
Event Design in outdoor music festival audience behaviour (a critical transformative research note). Event Management, 22(6), 1073-1081. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599518x15346132863157
This work, a conceptual forward-looking paper, examines the management of audiences at music festivals now and indicates a critical manoeuvre of focus for the future. The theo...

Critical Event Studies: Issues and Perspectives

Journal Article
Robertson, M., Ong, F., Lockstone-Binney, L., & Ali-Knight, J. (2018)
Critical Event Studies: Issues and Perspectives. Event Management, 22(6), 865-874. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599518x15346132863193
In considering critical event studies, a brief reference to critical pedagogy is made before an initial look at Critical Management Studies (CMS) prior to consideration of Crt...

Festival leaders and resilient futures: Coastal Arts and Local Education

Presentation / Conference
Robertson, M. (2018, July)
Festival leaders and resilient futures: Coastal Arts and Local Education. Paper presented at Association of Event Management Educators (AEME) 2018 Event Education & Research: Coming of Age
Visioning is a process which focusses on a preferred future condition (Bazzanella et al., 2012). In the context of a small to medium sized town, economic and social pressures ...

Narratives of health and hospitality: Strathpeffer Spa c.1866 – c.1946

Journal Article
Thomson, E. (2018)
Narratives of health and hospitality: Strathpeffer Spa c.1866 – c.1946. Hospitality and Society, 8(2), 111-135. https://doi.org/10.1386/hosp.8.2.111_1
This paper examines the history of Strathpeffer Spa (the UK’s most northerly spa) between c.1860 and c.1946 using a range of printed primary and archive sources. Drawing upon...

An Exploration of Tourists’ Perceptions of a Rural Mountain Bike Event

Journal Article
Newland, B. L., & Robertson, M. (2018)
An Exploration of Tourists’ Perceptions of a Rural Mountain Bike Event. Journal of Applied Sport Management, 10(1), 13-22. https://doi.org/10.18666/JASM-2017-V10-I1-8324
The natural attributes of rural locations are well suited to sport event tourism and can play a significant role in strategic tourism development in new markets. The purpose o...

Enhancing the Tourist Heritage Experience through In-Situ, Customisable 3D - Printed Souvenirs

Book Chapter
Anastasiadou, C., Vettese, S., & Calder, L. (2018)
Enhancing the Tourist Heritage Experience through In-Situ, Customisable 3D - Printed Souvenirs. In L. Egberts, & M. D. Alvarez (Eds.), Heritage and Tourism : Places, Imageries and the Digital Age, (151-171). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. https://doi.org/10.5117/9789462985353
This research set out to investigate whether technological innovations in design and the personalisation of tourist souvenirs through 3D printing, could offer opportunities to...

Lifestyling Entrepreneurs' Sociological Expressionism

Journal Article
Sweeney, M., Docherty-Hughes, J., & Lynch, P. (2018)
Lifestyling Entrepreneurs' Sociological Expressionism. Annals of Tourism Research, 69, 90-100. doi:10.1016/j.annals.2018.01.006
This study explores the tourism host-home relationship investigated through documentary analysis of photographs choreographed through mutual negotiation between hosts and rese...

Tourist Attractions: From Object to Narrative (Johan R. Edelheim)

Journal Article
Urquhart, E. (2017)
Tourist Attractions: From Object to Narrative (Johan R. Edelheim). Tourism Analysis, 22(4), 595-597
No abstract available.

The Role of Interactive Technology in the Co-creation of Experience in Scottish Visitor Attractions

Conference Proceeding
Urquhart, E. (2017)
The Role of Interactive Technology in the Co-creation of Experience in Scottish Visitor Attractions. In PhD Workshop Research Proposals. , (113-118
As a sector reliant on the creation of memorable experiences, visitor attractions (VAs) have increasingly turned to interactive technology as a platform for engaging and commu...

Expert opinion: Trends and future of events.

Book Chapter
Robertson, M. (2016)
Expert opinion: Trends and future of events. In D. Getz, & S. Page (Eds.), Event studies: theory, research and policy for planned events. , (84-87). (3). Abingdon, Oxon, England: Taylor & Francis
No abstract available.